loved (part of speech: verb)
worshiped (part of speech: verb)
idolized (part of speech: verb)
flattered (part of speech: verb)
- Frank is idolized by them, because he reads Shakespeare. - "Anna St. Ives", Thomas Holcroft.
- Although I have loved you, idolized you, all these years, I ask only that you comply with the conditions of life and live." - "His Sombre Rivals", E. P. Roe.
- " But," said I, " you must not forget how you were idolized and appreciated in America. - "In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875.", L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone.